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Annapolis Royal Rare and Unusual Horticultural Weekend

May 16, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - May 17, 2015 @ 4:00 pm

Reserve tickets via email: Space is limited, especially for the Saturday Social.
Saturday Seminars 12:30pm – 5:00pm.
St Luke’s Hall, 342 Saint George Street in downtown Annapolis Royal
Three talks, each about one hour
– Harvey Wrightman of Wrightman Alpines. Alpines and Rock Gardening
– John Brett. Gardening with Rhododendrons in Coastal Nova Scotia
– Jill Covill of Bunchberry Nurseries. Intriguing Trees and Shrubs for Atlantic Canada
Seminar Tickets include all three presentations $45. Reserve via email
Saturday Social
A Rare and Unusual Horticultural Social will follow the seminars at the historic Hillsdale House.
Enjoy some wine and hors d’oeuvres while you mingle and talk plants with the featured speakers.
Social Tickets $15. Reserve via email
Sunday’s 6th Annual Sale 1 – 4pm
Farmer’s Market, downtown Annapolis Royal across from the wharf.
Entry is free; plenty of parking. 15+ vendors and the plants they think are their best and most suitable for our Maritime region, and a crowd of plant enthusiasts eagerly browsing the tables and hoping to see that special plant.
The whole weekend is filled with fun things for gardeners
 Over 100 specimens and 28 varieties of magnolias are on show throughout the town. For a downloadable plant list and map,
 The Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens is full of spring-blooming plants and will be open for strolling.
 May 16 is opening day for the 2015 season of The Annapolis Royal Farmers’ and Traders’ Market, 8 am to 1 pm, right across from the wharf and King’s Theater
 For info about where to stay and eat, Explore Annapolis Royal at


May 16, 2015 @ 12:30 pm
May 17, 2015 @ 4:00 pm


Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia Canada + Google Map